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Good News From New Zealand – Ban on Animal Testing for Cosmetics a Step Closer!
Animals in New Zealand will never have chemicals dripped into their eyes or forced down their throats for the sake of mascara or shampoo.
WATCH: This April Fool’s Joke in Paris Airport Leaves Air France Red-Faced
Cruelty is no laughing matter, but these French activists used a playful approach to let passengers know about Air France’s cruelty to primates.
Report Backed by 150 Thought Leaders Concludes That Animal Experiments Are Morally ‘Unthinkable’
More than 150 academics, intellectuals and writers have backed a new report that condemns experiments on animals as both morally and scientifically indefensible.
Britain Takes First Step Towards Ending Animal Testing for Household Products but Doesn’t Go Nearly Far Enough
The government has taken a baby step towards ending the suffering of animals in laboratories by banning tests on animals for finished household products.
Founder of Energy Firm Calls On Last Remaining Airline to Stop Transporting Primates to Labs
Dale Vince, OBE, founder and managing director of energy company Ecotricity, fired off a letter to Air France.
Cosmetics Testing Outrage From PETA Supporters Grabs European Commission’s Attention
We were outraged when the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and the European Commission confirmed that ingredients will continue to be tested on animals.
PETA Scientist Speaks Out Against Animal Testing at Imperial College
Dr Julia Baines, science policy adviser for PETA UK, spoke out against animal testing at Imperial College London, a university widely known for its use of animals in research.
New Ad Urges Politicians to Halt REACH’s Rising Death Toll
Following a detailed complaint lodged by PETA, the EU Ombudsman confirmed PETA’s darkest fears about what has been happening in the world’s largest animal testing programme, REACH.
Unexpected Air France Flight Announcement Informs Passengers About Cruel Monkey Shipments
“In France, we must reject all suffering. Please, ask Air France to stop transporting primates to laboratories!”
Will Changes in Animal Laboratory Law Mean Changes for Animals in Laboratories?
In November 2008, the EU started the process of updating the existing law (known as Directive 86/609), and in June 2010, the contents of the new directive were effectively finalised.
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